Hecuba

Hecuba

[hek-yoo-buh]
noun
Classical Mythology. the wife of Priam.
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Hecuba (ˈhɛkjʊbə)
 
n
classical myth the wife of King Priam of Troy, and mother of Hector and Paris

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Hecuba
principal wife of Priam in the "Iliad," from Gk. Hekabe, perhaps a variant of Hecate.
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